Slim Drivers is suspicious

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    False positive. I have never gotten ANY malware on any of my systems that have ever had SlimDrivers installed. You can't always trust these programs.
     
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    thats why i writed "SUSPICIOUS" :)
     
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    Fair enough, my friend! I stopped using Malwarebytes and similar programs a long time ago--I found they only get in the way. If you know what you're doing such programs become virtually unnecessary. I'm still learning every day.
     
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    it also can depend on where you downloaded slimdrivers from, I either go to the manufactures website, filehippo, or major geeks. :) never ever do I use cnet
     
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    So your still learning but we should follow your advice.
    your teasing us right.

    are you saying you use zero anti virus like advast which has funked up my machine, but i still use cause I am a :eek:

    I must be careful, I might get banned from over using this :eek: i con
    but.......it somes up so many things about computers
     
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    CNET is a predator, they really put some hard to shake off turtle dung on my machine, and smelly, oh god was my land lady yanked about it
    wanted to know if I was playing with a chemistry set or something,
    plus a couple of those guys are real narcissist,
    I was at a trade show and one of them was there and kept looking at his phone.....
    turned out to be a mirror :eek:
    I suggest a background check on every new member here
    any one who has joyfully worked for them should be invited to a deserted place some where and ...........
     
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    I never said anyone should follow my advice. Everything I learned was through trial and error. You yourself are still learning. We all are. It's life. The biggest security measure I take now is to install Dan Pollock's custom HOSTS file and update it from time to time...it takes up less HDD space than an antivirus and works with similar effectiveness. I also install the most lightweight ad-blocker I can find for any given browser [for Opera it's Fanboy's custom urlfilter.ini file;for other browsers it's either uBlock Origin or Adblock Plus if it's so old that a uBlock version wasn't made]).
     
    cmccaff1, Sep 22, 2018
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    jim davis

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    I hope Elizabeth looks at this guy for approval, he seems a cool person.
    https://someonewhocares.org
     
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    jim, ublock origin has his filter list, so he gets my thumbs up, :)
     
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    Dan's got a fine reputation--he's been hosting and updating his HOSTS file for many years, and it still gets multiple updates every week! Don't worry about constantly overwriting the HOSTS file with the latest updates, though...once you install it you're covered for the long term.
     
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